Step 2

Connect with your EF team

Wondering how to get started? Connect with the experts to learn more about how to work with exchange in your area.

Call your EF contacts

Set up a time to chat with your Regional Coordinator and Regional Placement Manager. Check The Hub for their contact information if you don’t already know it! They will help connect you with other coordinators in your area and around the nation, and will also share best practices for finding host families and working with schools.

Log in to the HUB

Join the IEC Facebook group

Get inspired by stories, tips and best practices from IECs located all over the United States. Ask your RC or Regional Placement Manager to add you to this closed group!

Getting started as an IEC

Step 2

Connect with your EF Team

Get to know your regional EF contact person who will help you get up to speed in your local area.  



Get advice to get started

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